Ontario. Ministry of Health And Long Term Care - Northern Ontario

Site: Sudbury

Service: Northern Health Travel Grant

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Assists with the transportation costs for eligible residents of Northern Ontario who must travel long distances within Ontario or to Manitoba to receive medically needed insured specialty services that are not available locally  
  • Does not cover all expenses such as meals and accommodation  
  • Provides a companion grant if individual is under 16 yrs of age, or if the referring physician has indicated that the patient is unable to travel without a companion
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility
  • Must be a Northern Ontario resident 
  • Must have a valid Ontario health card 
  • Patient must be referred by a northern Ontario health provider (physician, dentist, optometrist, chiropractor, midwife or nurse practitioner) 
  • The medical services provided must be OHIP insured
Application
  • Available through northern referring providers and all health professionals, or on the  
    website 
  • Form must be filled in by you and the health care provider before you travel 
  • The specialist being seen must fill in his/her section of the form 
  • All original receipts showing fares paid for travel need to be attached to the completed form -- photocopies of receipts are not eligible 
  • After your treatment, mail form to: 
    Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care 
    199 Larch St, Suite 801 
    Sudbury, ON P3E 5R1
 
Processing time is approximately 6 weeks from time application is received
Languages English ; French
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-675-4010
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-4006
Fax 705-675-4015
Website www.health.gov.on.ca
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 199 Larch St, Ste 801
Sudbury, ON P3E 5R1
 
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Intersection Larch St and Paris St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care